Ever wondered what Manila looked like during the old times? Since I am a huge fan of architecture and history, I can't help but share these stunning black and white photos of old Manila which I stumbled upon while doing some paperwork. These photos narrate the story of Manila from the Spanish colonial to the post-war era. It shows Manila far from its current state of highways surrounded by tall glass skyscrapers . Streets are filled with calesas and the tranvia with little to no traffic compared today. The bahay na bato lined up the streets of Manila specifically Escolta and Pasig River was used a major transportation route. This is Manila Circa 1800-1900s: the Glory Days of the what was once known as the Pearl of the Orient.
What if you could own an entire villa for a staycation? Here's my review of Caipirinha Villa Boracay, a tale of what a $500 (Php 23,000) per night stay feels like.
There's no question why Boracay remains as the world's best beach. On our 3D2N escapade at the island we stayed at two different hotels: Azalea Hotels and Residences Boracay and Villa Caipirinha.
Justin VawterA blog dedicated to everything thrilling and adventurous. From travel guides to food reviews, there will always be something to explore. An architecture student by day, writer and designer by night, and hiker on free days, join me on my adventures as I try to explore the world.
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